Pakistan

PTI’s Andleeb Abbas, Allama Iqbal’s grandson released after brief detention

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) -The police on Tuesday released Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Andleeb Abbas and Allama Iqbal’s grandson Waleed Iqbal, who were apprehended at Korangi Road, after brief detention. According to sources, police fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets at Andleeb Abbas and other PTI workers as they tried to cross barricades while marching

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President AJK condemns India’s naked aggression across LOC

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sardar Masood Khan on Tuesday strongly condemned the unprovoked cross-LOC fire on Nakyal Sector that has resulted in the martyrdom of four civilians and injuries of many. He has sent his deepest condolences to the families of the martyrs President Masood Khan said that,

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Sheikh Rasheed regrets Imran’s absence in Rawalpindi protest

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan should have joined his protest in Rawalpindi on October 28. Speaking to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Islamabad on Tuesday, the AML chief said, “He (Imran) should have come to Rawalpindi on October 28 at

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Call to end firing, tension along LOC

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), a civil society organisation that has been working for peace and understanding between the two South Asian neighbours since 1994, is deeply concerned over the escalation of cross border firing across the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. Quite a few

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Bilawal grieves over ship-breaking yard incident

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) -Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday expressed grief over the ship-breaking yard incident, at Gadani, which resulted more than 6 workers dead and many injured. Media reported that fire erupted in a dismantled ship in the yard. Scores of the workers have been trapped in the yard. In a

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PM condoles departed souls of Gaddani ship incident

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of valuable lives in explosions occurred during work on oil tanker in the Gaddani ship breaking yard on Tuesday. The PM prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and grant of courage to the bereaved families to

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Blast kills Pakistan army major

SOUTH WAZIRISTAN (Monitoring Desk) – The Pakistan army said on Tuesday that a soldier was killed and several injured in a roadside blast in South Waziristan tribal region. The security forces have cleared most of Waziristan region of armed groups however some still hiding in rugged mountains and target forces. “An officer, Maj Imran embraced

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Maryam Nawaz serves legal notice to PTI leader

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Monday served PTI information secretary Naeemul Haq with Rs 1 billion legal notice for accusing her of leaking news regarding a high-level meeting. The notice read that the accusation has been broadcast on different news channels. It said the accusation against Maryam is

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Rasheed A. Rizvi wins election of SCBA

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Rasheed A. Rizvi has been elected as President of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for the year 2016-17. According to unofficial result, Rizvi backed by Hamid Khan’s Professional Group received 1289 votes while his opponent Farooq H. Naek bagged 1060 votes. Farooq H Naek was supported by Asma Jahangir group. Members

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CPEC to make Pakistan attractive hub for investment: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the government will leave no stone unturned to make Pakistan a secure, peaceful and attractive market for investors. This he said in a message to the Conference of International Cotton Advisory Committee, in Islamabad on Monday. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar read out the message of the

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